Independent artists, profit, and the new creative economy

Perhaps one of the worst things an artist or creator can be called is a ‘sellout.’ For an artist or […]

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Shenseea vs. Vybz Kartel vs. the business of music – a teachable moment

We all watched as the social media “he said/she said” war of words and music camps unfolded a little over […]

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RECAP: The Nexus of the Arts and Entrepreneurship seminar

Operating as a business is often the hardest thing to do for artists. Artists┬áprefer to just create and let everything […]

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Should artists embrace tunnel vision thinking?

Tunnel vision is generally perceived as negative. However, for this writer, the positives (namely, a laser-like focus) can be a […]

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Why artists are sometimes their own worst enemy

Artist(e)s are often referred to as “artsy fartsy” for a reason. They have creativity in spades. Yet, they tend to […]

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The importance of cultural policy and why developing Caribbean nations should pay attention

Culture (which is often closely tied to artistic expression) is that part of our identity as individuals and groups of […]

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